Although King Viserys Targaryen (Paddy Considine) spent the final eight episodes declaring that he wished his firstborn daughter, Princess Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy), to rule in his steed, that did not happen after he died.
As a substitute, due to a misunderstanding between him and his spouse, Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke), his firstborn son, Aegon II (Tom Glynn-Carney), is now the king of Westeros.
Even those that haven’t but learn the ebook by George R. R. Martin will know that this can trigger lots of battle within the Season 1 finale.
Rhaenyra doesn’t but know of her father’s demise and the next usurping of her place. Nonetheless, Rhaenys Targaryen (Eve Greatest) managed to flee King’s Touchdown after being held hostage there by Alicent and is now on her solution to Dragonstone, according to the trailer for Episode 10.
As soon as Rhaenyra is caught in control, a large battle will unfold, in response to Fireplace and Blood, the ebook on which Home of the Dragon is predicated. This is called the Dance of the Dragons as a result of it entails a large civil warfare between members of Home Targaryen.
Due to this, followers are questioning simply how lengthy Aegon will rule.
Aegon II Targaryen was topped King of Westeros
In line with Fireplace and Blood, Aegon was topped just about the identical manner as what performed out in Episode 9 of Home of the Dragon.
And, as within the books, Aegon was already married to his sister, Helaena (portrayed by Phia Saban), they usually additionally had a number of youngsters.
Due to how he was topped, warfare will rapidly observe, and Aegon barely has time to regulate to being king earlier than Rhaenyra, his half-sister, challenges his declare to the throne.
As pointed out by Screen Rant, the king will undergo tremendously from accidents throughout his reign, due to the continued battle, turning to the milk of the poppy and alcohol to manage. Already, Aegon has been proven to resort to ingesting to numb his worries, which can proceed effectively into maturity.
However how lengthy will Aegon stay the king of Westeros?
Right here’s how lengthy Aegon’s reign lasts within the ebook
As to be anticipated, extra spoilers now observe. For many who don’t wish to uncover what occurs within the ebook, now could be the time to look away. For everybody else, right here’s what occurs.
Aegon guidelines for only some years however then falls due to the precarious nature of the Dance of the Dragons.
After defeating his sister, Rhaenyra, at Dragonstone (and you may be taught extra about her destiny in this previous Monsters and Critics article), Aegon continued to rule. Nonetheless, those that supported Rhaenyra continued on their quest to have his title overruled.
This led to Lord Corlys Velaryon (as portrayed by Steve Toussaint within the TV sequence) counseling Aegon to give up and be a part of the Night time’s Watch. Nonetheless, the king wouldn’t do that.
Due to his earlier accidents sustained, Aegon then retires to this litter, asking to be carried to the royal sept and taking a bottle of Arbor wine with him to uninteresting the ache.
Nonetheless, when he arrives, it’s found that the king is lifeless, blood staining his lips, indicating that it was not a pure demise.
Poison was later found, and there have been a number of suspects within the king’s homicide.
Lord Velaryon, Lord Larys Sturdy, and Ser Perkin the Flea had been all thought of, and it was believed that the king was killed within the hope that each one the combating over the Iron Throne would stop together with his demise.
Home of the Dragon airs each Sunday evening at 9/8c on HBO Max.
Extra: House of the Dragon, Tom Glynn-Carney